Official: Akshay Kumar to play Gulshan Kumar in ‘Mogul’. Akshay Kumar will play Music Moghul Gulshan Kumar in T Series’ Moghul scheduled to release in 2018.
This will be the second collaboration between Akshay Kumar and Director Subhash Kapoor after the successful Jolly LLB 2.
Times of India quoted Akshay as saying “I had the good fortune of knowing Gulshanji well and had a close association with him right from my first film Saugandh. We both shared many things in common and come from a similar background. I am very excited to play him on screen.“
Gulshan Kumar’s son Bhushan Kumar added, “Mogul is not a film for me, it’s my dream come true. My father has been a guiding force all through my life and I have always felt his presence in everything I do. I always knew that one day I would make Mogul and share my father’s amazing story with the world. I am also extremely happy that my mother Sudesh Kumari will be producing the film. I can think of no one better than Akshay to play him on screen.“
Subhash Kapoor said, “When Vikram Malhotra shared the idea of the film with me, it was a feeling of disbelief. I always told my team that the one story I would love to make a movie on was Gulshanji’s and here I am doing just that.
The film is scheduled to release in 2018. This is Akshay Kumar’s fourth film of 2018 after Crack, Gold, Salman Khan & Karan Johar’s Co-Production.